Oracle aims to take the headache out of cloud migration

Cloud Computing

Talking about Oracle – the company has unfolded a hyped-up new service that will offer a single point of contact for the delivery of technology and eliminates boundaries for implementation. In this way, customers will conveniently move away from data centers.

Oracle recently presented a service that it said could take probably the greatest trouble spots out of relocating from physical data centers to cloud-facilitated environments. Called Oracle Cloud Lift Services, this value-added service is now available at no additional cost, the organization said.

Cloud Lift is intended to speed up data migrations and go about as a “consistent way to the cloud,” said Oracle Cloud Infrastructure SVP Vinay Kumar. Generally, it “gives a solitary resource for all technical conveyance and eliminates fundamental boundaries for selection of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) services,” Oracle said.

Perhaps the most much of the time referred to obstructions to embracing cloud foundation is an absence of important skills, which Cloud Lift is explicitly intended to dispose of by blending customers with Oracle cloud engineers and technical administrations “for exercises going from execution examination, application engineering, hands-on migrations, and go-live help,” the company said.

OCI specialists are open to organizations intending to migrate starting at the initiation of data migration projects and keep on offering help through assessment, prototyping, migration, photo cleaner, and possible management of OCI services.

New Service for New Customers

New clients who select to use Cloud Lift Services work with Oracle engineers during their contracting cycle “to make and concur on a recorded work plan which spreads out the particular eligible work responsibilities, timetables, and different intricacies,” Oracle said in its official Lift FAQs document. Existing clients can utilize cloud-based optimization services from Oracle and its administration accomplices.

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There are cutoff points to how much a business can escape Cloud Lift. Oracle depicts it as intended to migrate up to 10 Oracle data sets and Oracle applications (both cloud-local and superior computing-based).

Excluded from Cloud Lift’s contributions are migrations for in excess of 10 administrations and “complex migrations; including new business rationale and logics, platform redesigns, or custom developments.

Oracle itself also stated that the new service is ideal for certain clients, but not for every customer. For those utilizations, it said working with a migration accomplice is ideal. The conditions in which Cloud Lift is perfect incorporate moving a couple of apps straight away to the cloud, migrating applications that don’t really need updating new software versions, requiring help to design OCI services, and for those that need audits of network configuration and security just as requiring essential OCI training too.

Organizations that should look for migrating help somewhere else incorporate those that are migrating an enormous number of applications or applications that need programming overhauls as a component of the migration, organizations that intend to refresh business logics as a feature of the migration, organizations re-platforming or re-architecting arrangements or creating AI (Artificial Intelligence) or ML (Machine Learning) models, those using multi-cloud or hybrid design, those moving OBIEE or Essbase solutions and those growing new applications.

Oracle portrays a few significant companies, like Cargill, the Seattle Sounders FC, and Rice University, as having utilized Cloud Lift, yet it appears from the product description that users with convoluted requirements and complicated business logics may, in any case, have to look for help from outsider assistance or third-party services. Let’s wait and watch; what the new service brings out for the customers. Will it help accelerating migrations or will it open up new avenues for the customers to explore and implement.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at

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